Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland ( MDDUS )


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About Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland

MDDUS (Medical and Dental Defence Union of Scotland) is an independent mutual organisation offering expert medico-legal advice, dento-legal advice and professional indemnity for doctors, dentists and other healthcare professionals throughout the UK.

MDDUS press release, blog etc

01/15/2019 - 10:31 OUTDATED and frustrating IT systems in GP practices in England will be replaced with modern technology as part of widespread changes announced by the health and social care secretary.
01/03/2019 - 21:46 DNAs (did not attends) account for over 15 million general practice appointments each year in England.
01/03/2019 - 21:33 A CLINICAL trial has begun on a breath test to detect certain cancers at an early stage.
12/20/2018 - 02:06 PRACTICAL advice on the availability and use of medicinal cannabis has been published by the RCGP.
12/20/2018 - 01:30 SUBJECT access requests to GP practices have increased by more than 30 per cent since the introduction of GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) legislation, according to a survey by the BMA.
12/17/2018 - 22:27 PROPOSED government reform in the regulation of legal indemnity for doctors and dentists not in state-backed schemes will only add to cost and restrict choice, according to MDDUS.
12/17/2018 - 21:30 FAX machines are to be banned from the NHS in England in a bid to move to more secure hi-tech systems.
12/12/2018 - 22:48 A NEW approach to setting fees has been unveiled by the General Dental Council in a bid to move to a fairer, more transparent system.
11/26/2018 - 19:06 DRASTIC changes must be made to the way surgical procedures and medical devices are regulated to protect patients, the Royal College of Surgeons has said.
11/22/2018 - 09:03 THE number of young people in England and Wales with type 2 diabetes has increased almost 10-fold to nearly 7,000, according to new figures.
11/21/2018 - 07:41 LESS than a third of doctors have been asked to help plan for winter, despite last year being one of the worst on record.
11/13/2018 - 05:31 ANNUAL GDC registration renewal for dentists has opened with a final deadline of 31 December.
11/13/2018 - 04:24 NEW guidance has been released to help doctors, nurses and other NHS staff safely use instant messaging and other digital technology to co-ordinate patient care during emergencies.
11/12/2018 - 12:48 Reduction in antibiotic prescribing by dentists
11/12/2018 - 11:45 BLACK and minority ethnic (BME) trainee doctors are less likely to be shortlisted and offered consultant posts than white trainees despite applying for more such posts, according to a recent report.
11/12/2018 - 11:20 A recent BMJ report from researchers at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine found that doctors were using Google Translate to overcome language barriers in patient consultations.
10/31/2018 - 02:20 Case highlights risk in emergency access
10/30/2018 - 04:28 Nearly 400,000 dental patients consulting GPs